Campaign Rep

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Campaign Reps work to improve the experience of ARU students while championing liberation, equality, diversity and inclusion. 

A part-time, voluntary campus-based role which is designed to run alongside your studies. 

To be eligible for a Campaign Rep role in The Election 2021, you must: 

  • Be a registered student at ARU for the entire 2021/2022 academic year;
  • Self-define as a member of liberation group the role represents*;
  • Belong to the campus that role represents. 

*Except for the role of Mental Health Campaign Rep. This role does not require you to self-define into any liberation group to apply for it. 

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All Campaign Reps will;

  • act as a member of the Executive Committee;
  • sit on the Liberation, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee;
  • lead campaign(s) to promote change to the benefit of students and support all campaigns organised by the Union.
  • engage with members of their constituency through, for example, networks or groups.

All members of the Executive Committee will;

  • represent students; attend and support all democratic meetings and gather student views, opinions, ideas and feedback;
  • work in the direction of the vision, mission, values and strategic priorities of the Students’ Union;
  • work to maximise communication with students;
  • encourage participation in Union activities, in particular act as a champion for meetings, elections and campaigns;
  • represent individuals, groups and the body of students to the University, National Union of Students, community and policy forming bodies, including attending meetings of such organisations;
  • champion liberation, equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • attend training courses and other opportunities for personal and professional development;
  • attend meetings as appropriate to plan activities and review progress; and
  • comply with all regulations, policies and protocols of the Union.



Represent ARU's black and minority ethnic students in all aspects of their university life




Represent the interests of students with disabilities, wellbeing issues, or illness




Represent the views of international students





Represent our lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans students, including those from other minority sexual orientations or gender identities.




Represent our trans community




Represent our diverse body of female students

Mental Health Rep



Represent students on issues pertaining to mental health and wellbeing.













Campaign Reps are members of the Executive Committee and are expected to attend a LEDIC (Liberation, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee) meeting once a month to work alongside the Officer Team and other Campaign Reps.  Together they are responsible for setting the direction of the Union and ensuring that our campaigns, ideas and policy are inclusive and promote liberation, equality and diversity. Thay also lead at least one priority campaign for the benefit of the students they represent, with the support from Students' Union staff and Officers.

If you want to know more about any of the above positions please don't hesitate to get in touch.